Wednesday, 5 September 2018

Minister of Culture in Zadar: Potential Revitalisation of Ravni Kotari?

Could a breath of fresh air be on the cards for Ravni Kotari?

Tuesday, 8 May 2018

“Culture for Better Education” Conference Opens in Zagreb

ZAGREB, May 8, 2018 - An international conference - Culture and Creative Practices for a Better Education - organised by the Ministry of Culture, with the support of the Ministry of Science and Education and the Agency for Education and Upbringing, opened on Tuesday in Zagreb's Mimara Museum, attracting Croatian and foreign experts.

Thursday, 26 April 2018

Minister’s Brother Nominated as Chair of Independent Agency

ZAGREB, April 26, 2018 - Lawmakers from two opposition parties – MOST and Social Democratic Party (SDP) – as well as deputies of the Independent Democratic Serb Party (SDSS), which is a junior partner in the ruling coalition, on Wednesday said that, although the nominee for the new head of the Croatian Regulatory Authority for Network Industries (HAKOM) Tonko Obuljen was highly professional with the unquestionable references for that position, him being the brother of the current Culture Minister Nina Obuljen Koržinek raised some speculations that this appointment could amount to conflict of interest.

Wednesday, 4 April 2018

Regional Countries Strengthening Cultural Cooperation

ZAGREB, April 4, 2018 - Southeast European culture ministers confirmed on Wednesday in Sarajevo their readiness to continue regional cooperation through the project "Enhancing Culture for Sustainable Development" and adopted a joint declaration which is aimed to support cohesion in the region in the spirit of mutual respect, peace and stability.

Thursday, 22 March 2018

New Rules Coming for Film and Other Audiovisual Industries

ZAGREB, March 22, 2018 - The Croatian government on Thursday put forward to the parliament a bill on audiovisual activities that more precisely defines the model of selection and the scope of jurisdiction of members of the Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC), including the Croatian Audiovisual Council that decides on the distribution of funds for the implementation of national programmes for promoting audio-visual creative work.

Monday, 19 March 2018

“No Nepotism in Appointment of Culture Minister's Brother”

ZAGREB, March 19, 2018 - Prime Minister Andrej Plenković said on Monday that there was no nepotism in the process of appointing Tonko Obuljen, the brother of Culture Minister Nina Obuljen Koržinek, as the new head of the Croatian Regulatory Authority for Network Industries (HAKOM), explaining that Tonko Obuljen is in this line of business his entire professional life.

Sunday, 25 February 2018

Culture System Reforms in the Works?

ZAGREB, February 25, 2018 - Culture Minister Nina Obuljen Koržinek said on Sunday she would try to set two foundations for the development of Croatian culture in the rest of her term in office, a reform of the culture system and good preparation for absorbing European funds in the new financial perspective.

Saturday, 20 January 2018

Culture Minister Responds to Media Freedom Criticism

ZAGREB, January 20, 2018 - The importance of a public broadcasting service for a democratic society is incalculable, and in restoring trust in Croatian Radio and Television (HRT) it is necessary in institutional and legal terms to clearly separate the responsibilities of politicians from those of the broadcaster, Culture Minister Nina Obuljen Koržinek said on Saturday.

Thursday, 8 June 2017

Government Provides Emergency Financial Aid to Bookstores

Individual grants will be between 50,000 to 250,000 kunas.

Friday, 23 December 2016

Culture Ministry Denies Financial Support to Zagreb Pride

For the first time, Ministry of Culture will not provide minimal financial assistance to Zagreb Pride events.

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